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Jack Hearne      

Full name John Thomas Hearne

Born May 3, 1867, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

Died April 17, 1944, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire (aged 76 years 350 days)

Major teams England, Middlesex

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Coach

Relation Brother - H Hearne, Brother - W Hearne, Cousin - TJ Hearne

John Thomas Hearne
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 12 18 4 126 40 9.00 0 0 2 4 0
First-class 639 919 318 7205 71 11.98 0 8 425 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 12 20 2976 1082 49 6/41 10/60 22.08 2.18 60.7 4 4 1
First-class 639 144470 54351 3061 9/32 17.75 2.25 47.1 255 66
Career statistics
Test debut South Africa v England at Cape Town, Mar 19-22, 1892 scorecard
Last Test England v Australia at Manchester, Jul 17-19, 1899 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class span 1888-1923
Profile

Only three bowlers (Rhodes, Freeman and Parker) have ever taken more first-class wickets than Middlesex and England's JT "Old Jack" Hearne. A fast-medium bowler with a textbook action, he took 3061 wickets in all, using guile and varied pace to lure batsmen into his trap. Three of his victims gave him England's first hat-trick against Australia, at Headingley in 1899, and it was a seriously illustrious trio: Clem Hill, Syd Gregory and Monty Noble. Three of his cousins and two of his brothers played for Kent, while Young Jack Hearne - who was said to be a distant cousin - also played for England. He was handy lower-order batsman, a useful slip, and a respected coach - he spent his retirement with Oxford University in the summers and, for six years, with the Maharaja of Patiala in India in the winters.
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Jack Hearne

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Jack Hearne  (Middlesex)

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1937

Jack Hearne  (Middlesex)

Jack Hearne (Middlesex)

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1892

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